The Job Search Podcast, with Amy L. Adler

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July 05, 2018 00:08:07
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Publish Your Way to Executive Thought Leadership | The Job Search Podcast

One of the greatest challenges executives face as they are rising through the corporate structure is how to influence corporate behavior across an organization—or influence change across an industry. Doing good work that encourages change and growth in your own company is the first step. Broadening your influence to publishing platforms will be the second. Listen to this episode to learn how to become an executive thought leader through publishing original content. ...

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July 02, 2018 00:05:27
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Take the Long Way Around to Shorten Your Job Search | The Job Search Podcast

If you believe you need a new resume right away to turn your job search around, you might be right. You might need a new resume to start getting interviews, but will your resume get you the right interviews? If you’ve never explored your deep motivations for seeking a particular job function, job level, industry, company size, and more, you might get interviews, but they’ll be wrong for you. Thus, taking the longer, more exploratory, path to job search strategy might actually improve your chances for getting the right job, as opposed to just any job. ...

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June 28, 2018 00:06:18
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Stop Writing Your Executive Resume Right Now Create Your Strategic Career Plan First | The Job Search Podcast

If you want to shorten your job search, do not start with your executive resume. You will save time in the long run by being strategic early on. In fact, if you do not follow this advice, you are likely to stretch your job search from a few months to years. Avoid falling prey to the most unfortunate myth about your executive job search with this one strategic tip. ...

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June 25, 2018 00:08:14
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I Suspect Your LinkedIn Profile is Fake | The Job Search Podcast

Despite LinkedIn’s best efforts, some profiles are fake. Be wary of these false profiles, so you don’t get sucked in to their scams. These are my top 5 ways to recognize if a LinkedIn profile is fake. ...

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June 21, 2018 00:08:57
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How to Proceed after a Layoff: 5 Practical Strategies | The Job Search Podcast

Companies have ups and downs with the changes in the economy, and your employment status depends on the company’s stability. Being laid off is not the end of your career, as the layoff is not for cause—the job simply ceases to exist. Consider the following strategies to help you after a “separation,” an umbrella term for the various reasons you and your company part ways. ...

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June 18, 2018 00:07:05
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Get to the Heart of Your Fear of Career Change | The Job Search Podcast

More people are afraid of changing jobs or changing careers then meets the eye. Likely, fear is not an acceptable or common topic of conversation among extremely well-positioned executive leaders; the executive team is supposed to be, evidently, stoic, proud, and fearless. But behind every executive title is a real human being, with his or her own attitudes—and fears. You know that as an executive you should portray fearlessness every day, so you might quietly stew about your executive job search. You may have many reasons for delaying action on it. For example, the holidays are coming, and you need to maintain some stability. Your spouse is also in transition. You’re in the middle of an exciting—or draining—series of projects at work. Your team is counting on you. Your boss is counting on you. Your company is counting on you. On the other hand, perhaps you have made tentative overtures into exploring the market. Either way, you’re probably in a relatively balanced state of ambivalence—not enough pressure from either side to force a decision. ...

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